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Type 14 Blackwood Class (1956)
Anti-submarine Frigate FF
Specification 

Crew :

112. To Type 14 Blackwood Class (1956) FF Ships :
Displacement : 1,180 tons standard, 1,456 tons max.

Dimensions :

310ft x 33ft x 15ft
(94.48m x 10.05m x 4.57m)
Range : 5,200nm at 12 knots.

Sensors :

Radar:
Type 978 navigation

Sonar:
Type 162 target classification
Type 170 attack
Type 174 search
Armament : 3 x 40mm Mk9 Bofors guns in single mountings
4 x 21" torpedo tubes in twin mountings
2 x Limbo AS mortars.

Dundas, Grafton, Hardy, Keppel, Murray, Pellew and Russell were not fitted with torpedo tubes.

Power plant : Two Babcock & Wilcox 550psi boilers were fitted with two English Electric steam turbines producing a total of 15000shp on one shaft.

Max Speed :

27 knots.
This page last edited - 17 March, 2013.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.